2 arrested in connection to Atlantic City shooting

A police officer was shot outside Caesars Casino in Atlantic City early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday after two officers witnessed a robbery happening outside the parking garage at Caesar's Casino.

The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday after two officers witnessed a robbery happening outside the parking garage at Caesar's Casino. (9/4/16)

ATLANTIC CITY - Police have arrested two men in connection to a shooting that left a police officer in critical condition and a suspect dead in Atlantic City.

Officials say 19-year-old Martell Chisholm and 28-year-old Demetrius Cross are charged with attempted murder, robbery and weapons offenses.

The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday after two officers witnessed a robbery happening outside the parking garage at Caesar's Casino.

News 12 is told one officer was shot as he exited his vehicle.

A second officer then shot and hit one of the suspects, 25-year-old Jerome Damon, of Camden, who was later found dead.

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